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Costal Cartilage MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Costal Cartilage
Tree Number(s)
A02.165.407.325
Unique ID
D066186
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066186
Scope Note
Bars of HYALINE CARTILAGE extending from the anterior ends of the upper RIBS. They attach to the STERNUM directly or indirectly by connecting to upper costal cartilage that attaches to the STERNUM. Costal cartilages extend the ribs anteriorly and contribute to the enhanced elasticity of the THORACIC WALL.
Entry Term(s)
Sternal Cartilage
Previous Indexing
Cartilage (1964-2014)
Ribs (1964-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Costal Cartilage Preferred
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